School of Arts news and events collection

News and events from across the School of Arts

The L1 advantage? :a comparison of L1/L2 speaking rates in ELF business meeting

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 16, 2019 01:10 PM |

8 May 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series, this paper reports on Dr Rogerson-Revell's study of variation in L1/L2 speech rate in authentic international business meetings.

Read More…

Words that make room for attention

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 16, 2019 12:25 PM |

20 February 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series, this talk is about Dr Mary Ann Lund's ongoing project ‘Poetry and Presence’, a series of public outreach activities (including an exhibition and a retreat) dedicated to the meditative reading of poetry

Read More…

Evelyn Waugh in America

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 14, 2019 02:45 PM |

20 March 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series, with speaker Professor Martin Stannard

Read More…

Decolonising Heritage and Curriculum Change

Decolonising Heritage and Curriculum Change

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 14, 2019 02:20 PM |

6 February 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series with Dr Corinne Fowler who will be discussing changing public perceptions of British heritage.

Read More…

Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series for 2018/19 (Semester 2)

Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series for 2018/19 (Semester 2)

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 14, 2019 01:05 PM |

We are proud to announce the next selection of engaging short seminars, continuing the seminar series for 2018/19.

Read More…

Underwater Love: Romantic Poets and Sacred Founts

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 14, 2019 12:40 PM |

23 January 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series, with speaker Professor Phil Shaw.

Read More…

Columban Texts and Joyce’s ‘book of kills’ (FW 482.33): Insular Manuscripts and the Limits of Paleographic Expertise in Finnegans Wake.

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 14, 2019 01:10 PM |

6 March 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series, with speaker Dr Anne Marie D'Arcy.

Read More…

Ntozake Shange Memorial Event

Ntozake Shange Memorial Event

Posted by jcm22 at Dec 07, 2018 02:15 PM |

21 December 2018 - Join us in honouring Ntozake Shange’s life and work at this free memorial event co-organised by Literary Leicester, Dare to Diva and SanRoo Publishing.

Read More…

Exploring Multilingual Leicester

Exploring Multilingual Leicester

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 28, 2018 01:50 PM |

5 December 2018 - A School of Arts, and Unit for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement event. Join us to talk about multilingualism in Leicester.

Read More…

Institutional Translation: Practices, Norms and Agency

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 27, 2018 11:30 AM |

29 November 2018 - Part of the LeCTIS seminar series: This talk will start by presenting characteristic features of institutional translation then illustrate some examples of research into translation policies and practices in various institutions.

Read More…

Modern Languages Seminar Series 2018/19 (Semester 1)

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 15, 2018 12:17 PM |

The Department of Modern Languages are proud to present their first three seminars for 2018/19

Read More…

Translation and Creativity

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 06, 2018 03:45 PM |

6 December 2018 - (Part of the LeCTIS seminar series 2018/19) It is the purpose of this talk to dispel the impression that translation is not a creative endeavour and will examine the notion of creativity, and translation.

Read More…

The Publishing of Chinese Literature in UK - A Case Study of Penguin Books

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 06, 2018 02:26 PM |

8 November 2018 - (Part of the LeCTIS seminar series) Delving into the actual publishing process of Chinese literary works, this study will investigate the interaction between translators and the publisher, from commissioning to production.

Read More…

New Walk Editions - Poetry Pamphlet Launch

New Walk Editions - Poetry Pamphlet Launch

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 31, 2018 02:40 PM |

9 November 2018 - Please join us for the launch of our two new poetry pamphlets, featuring readings from Moniza Alvi, Veronika Krasnova and Mike Barlow.

Read More…

History of Art and Film Postgraduate Study Awareness Talk

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 06, 2018 12:18 PM |

14 November 2018 - Introduction of the programme and application tips by HAF PG Programme Director Professor James Chapman plus an opportunity to discuss PG study experience with our current PG students.

Read More…

Waugh's Winner Takes All and Flash Fiction: Creative Writing Workshop

Waugh's Winner Takes All and Flash Fiction: Creative Writing Workshop

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 25, 2018 06:07 PM |

27 October 2018 - The workshop, designed for 11-18 year olds and based on the work of Evelyn Waugh, will feature fun flash fiction writing as well as a chance to read and learn more about this important 20th Century writer.

Read More…

Game-based language learning: why, what and how?

Game-based language learning: why, what and how?

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 24, 2018 05:33 PM |

8 November 2018 - This presentation introduces a unique approach to Game-based language learning and the pedagogical considerations that helped to promote language development in a low-level English as a Foreign Language (EFL) context.

Read More…

HAF Career Path Talk  and Q&A

HAF Career Path Talk and Q&A

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 23, 2018 01:10 PM |

24 October 2018

Read More…

History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Challenging gender norms in contemporary Colombian cinema: An examination of female representation in post-2003 films

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 22, 2018 10:51 AM |

14 November 2018

Read More…

History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Mexican man-eaters and American anthropophagi

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 22, 2018 10:44 AM |

14 November 2018 - Dr Marc Ripley compares Mexican and US foundation myths as they feature in Jorge Michel Grau’s Somos lo que hay (2010), and it's US adaptation We Are What We Are by Kim Mickle (2013).

Read More…

Share this page:

Contact

School office:

Attenborough Tower, room 1514
(15th floor)
University of Leicester,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH.

0116 252 2620
schoolofarts@le.ac.uk

Office hours:

Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm

https://le.ac.uk/arts